Jane Toppan born Honora Kelley, an American serial killer nicknamed Jolly Jane. On October 29, 1901, she was arrested for murder. By 1902, she had confessed to 31 murders. On June 23, in the Barnstable County Courthouse, she was found not guilty by reason of insanity and committed for life in the Taunton Insane Hospital. Died on August 17, 1938
Serial Killer Jane Toppan (aka) Angel of Death, Jolly Jane, was active for 7 years between 1895-1901, known to have ( 31 confirmed / 31 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: United States
Jane Toppan was born on March 31st 1854 in Boston, city in and state capital of Massachusetts, United States.
Jane Toppan a female citizen of the United States of America.
Jane Toppan died on October 29th 1938 (Age 84) at Taunton, city in Bristol County, Massachusetts, United States.
Jane Toppan has been listed on Killer.Cloud since July of 2017 and was last updated 2 years ago.
|Nickname:||Angel of Death, Jolly Jane|
|Victims:||31 - 31|
|Years Active:||1895 - 1901|
|Ages Active:||40/41 - 46/47|
|Active Countries:||United States|
|Life Span:||1854 - 1938|
|Citizenship:||United States of America|
|Astrological Sign:|| ♈ Aries |
Mar 20 - Apr 20
|Occupation:||nurse, serial killer|
|D.O.B.:||Mar 31, 1854|
|Birth Location:||Boston, city in and state capital of Massachusetts, United States|
|Death Date:||Oct 29, 1938 (Age 84)|
|Cause of Death:||N/A|
|Death Location:||Taunton, city in Bristol County, Massachusetts, United States|
|Killed In Prison:||N/A|
The 11 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Jane Toppan. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.
|Mar 31 1854||Jane Toppan was born in Boston, city in and state capital of Massachusetts, United States. #18540331|
|Mar 31 1874|
|Mar 31 1884|
|Mar 31 1894|
|Jane Toppan started her serial killing spree. #1895|
|Jane Toppan ended her serial killing spree. #1901|
|Mar 31 1904|
|Mar 31 1914|
|Mar 31 1924|
|Mar 31 1934|
|Oct 29 1938|
|Jane Toppandied.at Taunton, city in Bristol County, Massachusetts, United States. #19381029|
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Jane Toppan (August 17, 1854 – October 29, 1938), born Honora Kelley, was an American serial killer, nicknamed "Jolly Jane". After her arrest in 1901, she confessed to 31 murders. She is quoted as saying that her ambition was "to have killed more people—helpless people—than any other man or woman who ever lived".
Jane Toppan is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database